Environment

Bill to Allow Izembek Road Moves Forward

Jun 18, 2015
Ryan Hagerty, US FWS

King Cove residents say a road through 8 miles of Izembek Wildlife Refuge is necessary for safe transportation to Cold Bay and its airport. 

How many clams do bears eat?

Jun 8, 2015
Courtesy of NPS

Researchers at Katmai National Park have embarked on a new study to explore the link between brown bears and intertidal invertebrate.

Katmai NP reports the wreckage of the F/V Northern Pride that beached on the Shelikof Strait coast last month has been salvaged.

Dept. Fish & Game

Fish and Game asking to get registration permits back from fall and winter caribou hunts before hunters lose eligibility for this year.

Earthquake rattles Southwest Alaska

May 29, 2015
Alaska Earthquake Center

6.4 earthquake struck 80 miles northeast of the Chigniks at 11pm Thursday night.

Wettest May on record for Bristol Bay

May 26, 2015
Carolyn Smith

Two weeks of near constant rain set new record and cause high water levels for area lakes and rivers.

"Summer of Blubber" now live from Round Island

May 22, 2015
Explore.org

A new set of cameras by Explore.org offers a window on some of the thousands of male walruses sunning themselves on Round Island's beaches.

Fish and Game: Don't touch 'orphaned' wildlife

May 20, 2015

Department is discouraging contact with newborns, which is illegal and can be dangerous.

Alison Eskelin / DNR

Wood Tikchik will absorb one of three personnel cuts statewide as the State Parks works with $500,000 budget reduction.

National Park Service

No major spill reported at vessel, which caught fire and capsized Apr. 21 northeast of Kodiak Island, found aground on Katmai's coast May 7.

Jack McFarland, Alaska Marine Surveyors

NPS says petroleum-like sheen emanating from 82' vessel, which caught fire and capsized on April 21.

Matt Martin/KDLG

City's waste now being burned, rather than buried, and it seems to be working smoothly.

Airport officials aim to keep birds out

May 1, 2015
Matt Martin/KDLG

Migratory birds are making their way up north and many are looking for a nice pond or lake to rest their wings. But they won’t find a warm welcome at the Dillingham Airport. 

DNR

Recent wildland fires in Dillingham and Togiak highlight dangerous period of human-caused fires prior to spring green-up.

Spirit of Youth Award

Dillon and Triston Chaney, brothers from Dillingham, have been nominated for the Spirit of Youth Award.

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